The use of textures and patterns in web design has been popular for several years. Textures and patterns add strength and a sense of realism to a web design. There are many creative ways of using patterns and textures in your designs. In this collection, I will show you 20 excellent examples of web designs that use textures and patterns. I hope you like the collection and become inspired by it.
Advertising and marketing agencies often position themselves as being specialists in creativity. So it’s just natural that their websites are often creative and beautiful. As clients expect these businesses to be creative (and a website is often one of the first things potential clients look at), ad agencies need to have effective and impressive websites.
Having a clean and well-structured website navigation is key in designing an effective user interface. Drop-down menus are great for sites that have multiple levels of content hierarchy. The typical design pattern of a drop-down menu is that when a user hovers over the parent navigation item, a submenu of navigation items appears.
In this collection are many different types of drop-down menus used in websites all over the web for your navigation design inspiration.
Advertising is everywhere, especially on the Web. Most websites I visit have some sort of web banner advertisements on them. For some websites, such as big design blogs, advertising is the main source of income.
With that in mind, it’s clear that website owners need to think very carefully about how their ads are displayed and where they are placed in relation to other elements on their site.
Using textures in a web design gives it a unique look that roughens the sharpness and crispness that you can find in most other site designs. When used properly, the results of utilizing textures in a web layout can be stunning. This collection follows up on a collection posted last year called "30 Beautifully Textured Web Designs" (which you should check out if you haven’t already) with even more web designs that use textures masterfully.
3D elements used in web design can make a website more impressive and memorable. The purpose of 3D elements is to create a feeling of depth. For that reason, websites with 3D elements look interesting because most websites have a flat, 2-dimensional design.
Errors don’t need to be ugly. On the Web, any links that are broken result in a 404 Not Found error message. There are two ways you can address this issue when your user navigates towards a broken link.